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Description - Anteros by Craig E. Stephenson

Anteros: A Forgotten Myth explores how the myth of Anteros disappears and reappears throughout the centuries, from classical Athens to the present day, and looks at how the myth challenges the work of Freud, Lacan, and Jung, among others. It examines the successive cultural experiences that formed and inform the myth and also how the myth sheds light on individual human experience and the psychoanalytic process. Topics of discussion include: Anteros in the Italian Renaissance, the French Enlightenment and English Modernism psychologizing Anteros: Freud, Lacan, Girard, and Jung three anterotic moments in a consulting room. This book presents an important argument at the boundaries of the disciplines of analytical psychology, psychoanalysis, art history, and mythology. It will therefore be essential reading for all analytical psychologists and psychoanalysts as well as art historians and those with an interest in the meeting of psychoanalytic thought and mythology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415572316
ISBN-10: 0415572312
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Craig E. Stephenson

Craig E. Stephenson is a graduate of the C.G. Jung Institute Zurich, the Institute for Psychodrama, Zumikon, and the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex. His most recent book is Possession: Jung's Comparative Anatomy of the Psyche (Routledge, 2009).

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